PSYCHIATRY | WHAT IS IT?

Psychiatry is the study and treatment of mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. This includes mood disorders (depression and bipolar illness), anxiety, stress, ADHD and alcohol dependence.

Psychiatry 280 offers comprehensive mental health treatment and consultation to our patients and their families.

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WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A PSYCHIATRIST AND A PSYCHOLOGIST?

Since psychiatrist are trained medical doctors, they will be able to prescribe medications to their patients. They spend a lot of their time with patients throughout the course of a treatment.

Psychologist focus heavily on therapy and treating emotional and mental suffering in patients. They are qualified to conduct psychological testing to assess a person’s mental state and determine the most effective course of treatment.

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American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Psychiatry

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AL State Medical License
Active through 2017